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Achiote Tree (Bija)

The Achiote Tree was used by the native Costa Rican as face paint. In the early years of the cosmetic industry achiote was used in the manufacturing of lipstick.

Urucum (Bixa orellana, Bixaceae) A shrub or small tree originating from the tropical region of the Americas. It is also known as Aploppas, and its original Tupi name uruku

Achiote Urucum (Bixa orellana, Bixaceae) A shrub or small tree originating from the tropical region of the Americas. It is also known as Aploppas, and its original Tupi name uruku

socio economic pakistan: Starfruit Tree

Starfruit (carambola) tree, delicious fruits preceded by flower clusters that look like little pink hibiscus blossoms.

Citrus reticulata tangerine  A comparatively cold hardy citrus, with selections that are reliably cold hardy into zone 8. They should be grafted onto trifoliate orange root stock for maximum cold hardiness. Plants so grafted are reported to be shorter in stature. Grow these trees in sunny, well-drained sites. 'Flying Dragon' rootstock, for example, is vigorous, cold hardy and has a dwarfing effect that helps keep trees at pick-able heights.

Citrus reticulata tangerine A comparatively cold hardy citrus, with selections…

Jackfruit tree by Dragonsaur Long, via Flickr

Jackfruit tree by Dragonsaur Long, Jack fruit are really unusual, They're big as a pumpkin yet they grow in trees They spikey on the outside yet soft and smooth in the outside And some even taste a bit like mango!

This is the Anon fruit growing on a tree in the mountains in Trinidad on the southern shores of Cuba. It's also known as sugar-pineapple or sweetsop and an australian friend calls it a custard apple. The flesh is a bit slimy in texture, but has a wonderful flavour, a cross between sweet custard and guava. I'm not sure there is any good way to eat it, other than tearing pieces off and sucking the seeds out. I always indulge in this fruit when travelling outside of Havana…

This is the Anon fruit growing on a tree in the mountains in Trinidad on the southern shores of Cuba. It's also known as sugar-pineapple or sweetsop and an australian friend calls it a custard apple. The flesh is a bit slimy in texture, but has a wonderfu

Cambuci, a native tree of Brazil's Atlantic Forest has a green ovoid-rhomboidal fruit. The flesh of the fruit is slightly sweet with a very acidic flavour of a lemon.

Cambuci, Campomanesia phaea, a native tree of Brazil's Atlantic Forest has a green ovoid-rhomboidal fruit. The flesh of the fruit is slightly sweet with a very acidic flavour of a lemon.

Lipstick tree (Bixa orellana)

Lipstick tree (Bixa orellana)

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